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Dem Rep Cohen: ‘I Regret Using the Term Purple Heart’

On Friday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) stated that he regrets saying Peter Strzok deserves a Purple Heart and that he used the term “metaphorically, not literally. I never literally thought the Purple Heart should have been given


Green Beret From Irvine Killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense has identified Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson, a Green Beret, as the U.S. service member killed on Tuesday when an IED exploded near his patrol during a mission training Afghan forces.

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American Hero Spencer Stone Leaves Hospital

American hero Spencer Stone was released from the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento on Thursday, one week after he suffered life-threatening stab wounds outside of a nightclub while defending a woman.

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Train Hero Spencer Stone to Receive Purple Heart

Spencer Stone, one of three American heroes who thwarted a terrorist attack on a crowded French train last month will receive the Purple Heart on Thursday afternoon in the central courtyard of the Pentagon.

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The Nuclear Option: Peace Hero Kerry Crashes Again

This was supposed to be the moment where John Kerry would finally make the history books. Or, at least, make the history books for something other than losing the presidency to George W. Bush in the midst of a wildly unpopular war in Iraq, which, if you think about it, is a pretty remarkable feat.


Fort Hood Soldiers to Receive Full Purple Heart Benefits

U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh announced that the Army will provide “all possible benefits” to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting. The announcement comes less than one week after the Army presented Purple Heart medals to 36 soldiers and family members of those who were killed in the shooting.

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Purple Hearts Awarded to Victims of Fort Hood ‘Workplace Violence’

This government will never be able to cleanse the shame of classifying the Fort Hood jihad attack as “workplace violence,” but at long last, after five years of bureaucratic battle, Purple Hearts have finally been awarded to the soldiers killed and injured by the traitorous Major Nidal Hasan.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims and Survivors Receive Long-Deserved Purple Heart Medals

The Purple Heart medal was finally presented to 47 wounded soldiers, civilians and to the families of those who were killed in the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood. Under cloudy and cool Texas skies, Fort Hood had a day of honor and recognition for the survivors and the dead and those who were wounded by Major Nidal Hassan in the worst terrorist attack on a military base in the United States.

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Army Awards Purple Heart to Fort Hood Terror Attack Victims

WASHINGTON — The secretary of the Army has announced his approval for awarding the Purple Heart and its civilian equivalent, the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom, to victims of the 2009 terrorist attack at Fort Hood, Texas.